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Recognized among the nation’s premier research universities, Lehigh offers a rigorous academic community for over 7,000 students.

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20+

interdisciplinary programs spanning multiple colleges

$67K

average starting salary of 2019 graduates

9:1

student-to-faculty ratio

6th

university in the world recognized as an NGO by the United Nations, with 56 United Nations–related programs every year

100+

undergraduate degree programs and majors

28

average class size

94%

of our students completed one or more internships or an experiential learning opportunity

1,050+

undergraduate students took part in research in 2016-17

1,775

graduate students

13

themed residential communities

5,178

undergraduate students

1,600

acres on three contiguous campuses

25

NCAA Division I intercollegiate sports for men and women

200+

150+ clubs, plus 41 intramural and club sports and 25 fraternities and sororities

93%

of Lehigh undergraduate students participate in an extracurricular activity

65,000+

hours of community service performed by the Lehigh community

250

study abroad programs in 74 countries offered to Lehigh students

40%

of students have an international experience, and nearly half of those included applied work like internships or research

93

countries represented in the undergraduate and graduate populations

100+

fully funded Iacocca International Internships in about 30 countries every year

85K

graduates in the Lehigh alumni network

95%

of the class of 2019 are are employed, continuing education or pursuing military or volunteer service

2,754

interviews with employers on campus

22,000+

full-time positions and internships posted on Lehigh's Center for Career & Professional Development job board in 2019

At the highest levels across the university, we are actively monitoring COVID-19 and taking measures to support the health and well-being of our campus community. Check this page for ongoing updates and answers to frequently asked questions.

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